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Data breach affects 775,000 people in North Carolina

Posted: 02/25/2015 - A massive data breach at Anthem, a health insurance company, is affecting hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians. The company is offering free identity theft repair and credit monitoring services.

Deadly Superbug found in North Carolina hospital

Posted: 02/22/2015 - The antibiotic-resistant superbug that killed at least two hospital patients in California also has been confirmed at hospitals in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area, WSOC-TV, Charlotte, reported Saturday.

Measles outbreak examined

Posted: 02/10/2015 - Measles is now in the northeast: New Jersey, Delaware - and the Nation's Capital. A panel of lawmakers will ask the nation's top health experts why measles is spreading so fast -- and what we can do to stop it.
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Nearly 480,000 in state sign up, re-enroll for health care

Updated: 02/06/2015 - U.S. health officials say almost 480,000 people in North Carolina have either selected a new health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act or been automatically re-enrolled during the latest sign-up period.

Winter allergies versus cold or flu

Posted: 02/02/2015 - The winter season brings a break for many allergy sufferers who dread the effects of pollen, but there are other allergens specific to winter months that can make people feel pretty miserable.
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